Daily International News 01.31.11

January 31, 2011

Daily International News
January 31, 2011

Egypt Uprising
El Shaheeh: Egypt’s Facebook Rebel
Egypt protesters maintain pressure
Israel agrees to some Egyptian troops in Sinai
Japan gov’t to use chartered planes to rescue Japanese from Egypt
[Mainichi] and China sends planes to bring back stranded Chinese in Egypt [Xinhua]

Northeast Asia
UN report verifies NK’s uranium enrichment program
[Korea Times]

South Korea rejects North’s call for earlier military talks
S. Korea to press N. Korea to honor 1992 denuclearization pact: official
US, N. Korea begin 3rd round of food diplomacy
Huntsman Said to Be Planning to Resign as Ambassador
Chinese state councilor, US national security advisor talk relations
[Global Times]
China denies Karmapa Lama spy reports
[Global Times]

Hit-and-run son of Li Gang sentenced to serve six years in prison
[Global Times]
Japan, China officials discuss North Korea, East China Sea gas project
Japanese powerbroker Ozawa indicted

Southeast Asia/Pacific
Myanmar’s parliament opens under tight security

Philippine’s Pres. Aquino Orders Inquiry Into Military Corruption Allegations
Cyclone roars toward Australia’s flooded north

South/Central Asia
Kazakhstan court rejects referendum plan
New estimates put Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal at more than 100

Militants set fire to NATO trucks
Senior police official among six killed in Peshawar blasts
Sri Lankan anti-govt media outlet torched in arson attack
One dead, 50 hurt in Bangladesh airport protest
Losses at Afghan Bank Could Be $900 Million

Middle East
Iran summons American woman for Feb. 6 trial

Iran hangs Dutch-Iranian woman for drug smuggling, report says
Iran hangs man convicted of apostasy
16 killed in shootout between Somali army, police
Oman uncovers ‘UAE spy network’
[Al Jazeera]

Head of Ennahda movement Rached Ghannouchi back in Tunis
[Tunisia Online]

Sudanese police, students clash in the capital
Niger Elections Start in Return to Civilian Rule

Belarus releases second opposition presidential candidate
[Deutsche Welle]
‘Last’ Bloody Sunday march in N. Ireland town
Labour and government inch towards voting reform bill deal
Eurozone inflation hits 2.4% in January

Chavez’s new threat: funding at risk for activists
In Haiti, Hillary Clinton meets with candidates, pushes Preval on elections

Poll opens amid Mexican gang war
[Al Jazeera]

2012 Republican presidential candidates all have flaws
California Marks the First Fred Korematsu Day

Julian Assange compares Wikileaks to US Founding Fathers in 60 Mins Interview
Calif. man accused in plot on Mich. mosque

Obama to announce campaign to increase investment in start-ups, small businesses

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